Events

  • We’ll Be at CTN Animation eXpo November 17, 18 and 19

    By David Derks on November 10, 2017
    We’ll be at CTN Animation eXpo and want to see you! You can sign up as a first time membership or renew your current membership. Now is a great time as membership dues will be going up next year. Come visit our table (T-125) and say hello! ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum will also be sponsoring a terrific “Birds Of A […]
  • The 15th Annual 24 Hours Student Contest Is Back!

    By David Derks on September 13, 2017
    The 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students will take place from Friday October 6th at 3pm PST to Saturday October 7th at 4pm. Students from around the world compete in teams of 5 to complete a 30 second animated film in just 24 Hours. Even with these tight constraints – many teams actually complete their films…in color!!! Teams will need […]
  • Animation Educators Forum’s Birds of a Feather at SIGGRAPH 2017

    By David Derks on July 26, 2017
    Birds of a Feather Discussion: Using Open Source Software & Tools in Animation Education August 1, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the SIGGRAPH 2017 International Conference and Exhibition Room 511A – Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015 Moderators Tom Sito, AEF Steering Committee Member, Chair of the John C. […]
  • AEF 2017 Annual Membership Meeting Will Take Place At East LA College On April 22

    By David Derks on April 17, 2017
    Sixth Annual General Membership Meeting April 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Vincent Price Art Museum (S2), Lecture Hall 112, East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, California 91754 Today’s stream will be archived at our YouTube channel. 10:00 – 10:50 AM Welcome Beverages and snacks provided by ASIFA-Hollywood. Please do not bring […]
  • Animation Educators Forum at CTNX 2016 Discussion Now Available Online

    By David Derks on November 20, 2016
    On November 19, 2016, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Bird of a Feather had a lively discussion at CTN Animation eXpo, and it’s now available online! Be sure to click on the image above to hear the conversation in its entirety. About the discussion The Instructor and the Institution – Intellectual Property in the Current Educational Model For this year’s gathering, we will be […]
  • 24 HOURS Animation Contest 2016 Results

    By David Derks on October 11, 2016
    On Friday Oct 7, 2016 at 3pm PST the theme for the 14th annual 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students was announced: Keeping in mind that walls can be both metaphorical and physical…Create a 30 second animated film that includes a WALL in one form or another. Students from around the world worked in teams of 5 to complete a […]
  • Rules for 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students

    By David Derks on September 30, 2016
    The 2016 edition of the 24 Hour Animation Contest will take place on Friday, October 7 at 3pm PST! This is the contest’s 14th year, and the teams will have double the amount of participants of last year’s event. This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting deadlines and making creative decisions under pressure. Although it is quite […]
  • Attention Animation Educators and Students! It’s Time for the 14th Annual 24 Hour Animation Contest

    By David Derks on September 14, 2016
    The 2016 edition of the 24 Hour Animation Contest will take place on Friday, October 7 at 3pm PST! This is the contest’s 14th year, and the teams will have double the amount of participants of last year’s event. This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting deadlines and making creative decisions under pressure. Although it is quite […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Asks: How is Virtual Reality Changing the Way We Teach?

    By David Derks on August 16, 2016
    On July 25, 2106, ASIFA Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum held a Birds of a Feather discussion at SIGGRAPH 2016 in Anaheim, California. Discussion Contributors Caleb Owens and Eloi Champagne shared their experiences and research with Virtual Reality, and provided insight into how it may be applied in the education realm. This is a slideshow created using the audio recording of […]
  • Animation Educators at SIGGRAPH

    By David Derks on July 18, 2016
    SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual event in computer graphics and interactive techniques: Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity featuring the community’s latest technical achievements, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry’s current hardware, software, and services. The Animation Educators will be there and will be hosting a discussion […]